RATHKEALE AND DISTRICT HSITORICAL SOCIETY: The next meeting of the Rathkeale and District Historical Society will be held on Friday, March 8 at 8.30pm at the Community Arts Centre, Rathkeale. The topic for discussion and the speaker is “Localised Place Names (English and Irish) in West Limerick”, by Dr. Gerard Curtin. All are welcome and admission is free.
SYMPATHY: Sincere sympathy is extended to the Costelloe family, relatives and friends on the death of Hannah Costelloe, St. Mary’s Park, Rathkeale. May she rest in peace.
BIRTHDAY: Birthday wishes are extended to Lily O’Connor who celebrated her birthday with family and friends recently.
CONFIRMATION: Please pray for all the children who are preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation on Friday, March 8 at 11.30am in St. Mary’s Church, Rathkeale.
LENT: How is Lent going for you? A time to make more time to pray each day, to cut away the unnecessary, to give to those in need.
ST. JOHN JOSCO: Relics of the founder of the Salesians, St. John Josco, will visit Holy Rosary Church, Ennis Road, Limerick on Thursday, March 7. Divine Mercy Devotions will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Rathkeale on Sunday, April 7.
PARISH SECRETARY: Parish secretary available for Baptismal Certificates etc, every Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 5pm, excluding lunch time. Phone 069-63133.
HYMN SHEET: Please use our Parish Lenten Hymn Sheet to join in the singing.
CATHOLIC FAITH/: For anyone interested in learning more about our Catholic Faith visit www.catholicscomehome.org Spread the good news about our Catholic Faith.
SYMPATHY: Sincere sympathy is extended to the Flynn and O’Brien families on the death of Mary Flynn, daughter of Joan and Michael O’Brien late of Riverside, Ballywilliam, Rathkeale. May she rest in Peace.
BIRTHDAY: Happy birthday to Pa Flynn, Pound Lane, who celebrated his 80th birthday recently.
MOTHER’S DAY: Sunday is Mother’s Day. It gives people a chance to appreciate their mothers and show them respect.
UPCOMING EVENTS 102FM COMMUNITY RADIO: West Limerick 102fm Sixth Entertainment Awards Night in the Devon Inn Hotel. A great night of entertainment with dancing until 2am. Various artists performing on the night. Raffle also on the night with fantastic prizes to be won. Doors open 7.45pm. Admission on the door.
West Limerick 102fm next Car Boot Sale Sunday March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. Gates open 7.30am. For information contact 069-66200 or Marian 087-6866450.
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Sacred Space with John Kealy and Lorraine Buckley every Sunday at 10am. Story and a Song presented by Pat O’Donovan every Saturday at 3pm with a regular guest.
JOBS CLUB: Jobs Club is coming to Askeaton. On the First Friday of every month from 2 to 4, there will be someone from the Jobs Club in the Tourist Office to help with information on getting back to work. This is a free service and is run by West Limerick Resources. They will attend once a month to help with interview techniques, CV’s and much more. Do not automatically think you know how to conduct yourself in an interview or write out a CV (most of these are done on line now, so take advantage of our facilities).
February 1 will be their first visit so drop in between 2 and 4pm and see what they can do for you.
This service is in total confidence. If you would like an appointment with Liam from WLR please call 087-6305922.